The Best Suburbs in Brisbane North to Live in

We all know that Brisbane is a fantastic city, and a wonderful place to live. The north-side is home to some of Brisbane’s most liveable suburbs, each displaying their own distinct characteristics with something for everyone.

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Most Affordable Suburbs in Brisbane’s North

Brisbane north real estate has been exceedingly popular since the late 19th century, but there are still houses for sale just a short distance from the city in north Brisbane that are very affordable.


With an affordable average house price of $464,000, Boondall is an excellent option for first home buyers. The home of the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall hosts live events all year around, adding to a vibrant cultural hub just 15km from the CBD.


Banyo is one of the northern suburbs’ hidden gems. Houses sell for an average price of just $522,000, but have increased in value by 17.25% in the past year. Home to a booming commercial centre, combined with regular rail services to the city, Banyo is an excellent option if you’re looking for affordable property.


Located just 10km from the CBD, Virginia is an excellent and affordable suburb in Brisbane. Houses average $545,000, but units are amongst the most affordable of all Brisbane north rentals at an average of just 365 per week.

Family-Friendly Suburbs in Brisbane’s North

North Brisbane suburbs are perfect for families, with an abundance of riverside paths and excellent schools, all within striking distance of Brisbane City.


Clark Real Estate knows Clayfield like the backs of our hands, and as one of Brisbane’s most exclusive suburbs, with some of the highest ranking schools in the state, Clayfield is an excellent suburb to raise a family in.


Kedron is a perfect suburbs for families, with large parks, beautiful cycleways and quiet streets. Some of Brisbane’s best schools are located in the suburb and houses are affordable, averaging $633,000.

Suburbs for Young People in Brisbane’s North

Brisbane is one of the best places to live for young people, and has a wealth of vibrant, conveniently-located suburbs for you to choose from.


Nundah is one of the most exciting suburbs to live in on the north-side of Brisbane, with a village-like atmosphere along the sculpture-filled Sandgate Road commercial precinct. Units have increased in price by an 5.8% in the past year, one of the best performing suburbs in Brisbane north real estate, selling for an average of $420,000.


With Queensland’s largest shopping centre and Brisbane’s northern transit hub situated in the suburb, Chermside is excellent if you want to be both in and amongst all the action, and free to venture into the city. Chermside is not only an incredibly attractive place to live, it also has some of the most affordable housing on the Brisbane north rental market, averaging $390 per week.

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If you’d like to know more about buying or renting in Brisbane’s northern suburbs, contact our team at Clark Real Estate.

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